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Organic Raw Chia Seeds 300g

Organic Raw Chia Seeds 300g

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This pouch contains 300g of Organic Chia Seeds (Salvia hispanica) This product is Vegan Society certified, Soil Association Organic Certified and for every pack sold Rainforest Foods will donate funds to Rainforest Concern to purchase one square meter of cloud forest to expand the Neblina Reserve in Ecuador. Chia is a South American herb known as Salvia hispanica. Its seed has been regarded as a highly valuable food for many centuries. It is believed to have been one of the staples of the Aztec diet, and today remains a core part of local cuisine in its native growing areas of southern Mexico and Guatemala. Chia is gaining popularity across the world. A key dietary component for the Tarahumara indians of Mexico, a people known for their prowess in long-distance running, Chia is now well-regarded by the global marathon and ultramarathon community. The signature offering of Chia seed is significant quantities of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids, which compose nearly 20% of the Chia seed's mass. The ratio of Omega 3 fatty acids to Omega 6 fatty acids is 3.5 to 1. There are many modern foods that contain Omega oils, but many of these provide them in a ratio skewed in favour Contact Us Page.


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